It's a new month, so that means there's a fresh batch of great free comedy at Comedy Central Stage at The Hudson in Hollywood. For April they've got a total of seven shows lined up for you. April Fools! They've actually got eight shows scheduled! Oh man, you should have seen the look on your face. Absolutely priceless.
Anyway, here's the complete schedule. All shows are free with limited seating and begin at 8pm. Call (323) 960-5519 for reservations.
Created and Hosted by Troy Conrad
From nothing, comes everything. Especially in this exciting improvised standup show. In SET LIST, the performers act as if the material they are making up in the moment is the act they normally do. With Matt Besser, Mary Birdsong, Dana Gould, Jackie Kashian and Ron Lynch. http://www.setlistshow.com/
HUGS, DRUGS & THUGS
Farley Elliott, Andrew Portner, RJ Pomeroy
MC Game Change (Andrew Portner) and DJ Options (Farley Elliott) combine dope beats, sick lyricism, and awkward white guilt to bring home Lawson Middle School's monthly assembly. This month's topic: drugs. Look out, boyz n' girlz, cuz drugs'll getcha! http://farlizzle.tumblr.com/
SIT N' SPIN
Writers' Reading Series
Funny essays about true experiences from odd people. With Harmon Leon, Clarinda Ross, Terri Mintz, C. Brian Smith, Leigh Koechner and music by Jack Voorhees. Presented by Jill Soloway, Maggie Rowe and Andersen Gabrych.
THE CHICKEN & THE FETUS
Hosted by Jeff MacKinnon
A fast-paced comedy show where stand-up and improv collide in an orgasm of hilarity! Only the best and brightest stand-up comedians rock the mic with their unique brand of funny followed by the lighting-quick improv of Fuster Cluck (Daniel Acker, Josh Duvendeck, Dan Foster, Aparna Nancherla, Lee Newton, and Atul Singh) who heighten and expand their material. Featuring stand-up from Laurie Kilmartin, Baron Vaughn and MC Mr. Napkins.
MMM… FAMILY SANDWICH
Sketch Comedy Show
A tasty sampling of sketches from Funny Or Die sensation Family Sandwich, featuring a menu of one-night stands, taco sauce, toilet bowls and hipsters for dessert. Family Sandwich is Heidi Gardner, Eric Lombart, Whitney Kieser, Brad Gage, Melissa Hunter, Kirstin Keagy and Jake Essoe.
WORKING GIRL: THE ONE WOMAN ROCK OPERA
Written and Performed by Anne Gregory
A wig-filled, rocktastic one woman send-up of the iconic 80's movie Working Girl for people who love rock operas, shoulder pads and business ladies. Music by Anne Gregory & Scott Passarella. http://workinggirltherockopera.tumblr.com/
Turn Off The Dark
SketchComedyShow.com (Winners of the 2010 International Sketch Comedy Competition) present an evening of hilarious "accident free" sketch comedy that aims to leave the audience, much like the cast of a certain Broadway comic book musical, in stiches. With Earl Baylon, Kris Clemente, Leslie-Anne Huff, Jeremy Lalas, Surina Jindal, Jason Owsley & Jeena Yi. www.sketchcomedyshow.com
SO I LIKE SUPERMAN: A ONE-NERD SHOW
Written and Performed by Michael Hartney
In So I Like Superman: A One-Nerd Show, comic book nerd Michael Hartney uses characters and storytelling to reveal the secret origin of his obsession with the Man of Steel. You will believe a nerd can believe a man can fly. Directed by Chris Kelly.